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Ceylon Cinnamon

Ceylon Cinnamon, a plant native to Sri Lanka is a reasonably size bushy ever green tree. Cinnamon grown and produced in Ceylon has a long standing reputation in the international market due to its unique flavour, quality, colour and aroma. The name “Ceylon Cinnamon” derived from the former name of Sri Lanka (Ceylon), is a very established geographical indication for Cinnamon.

Ceylon Cinnamon, also known as “sweet cinnamon” and “true cinnamon” is considered superior to the variety known as Cassia. Sri Lanka has kept its mark as the world’s largest producer and exporter of cinnamon, the country contributes almost 90% of Cinnamon supply to the world-market. Ceylon Cinnamon is considered as the most prominent and valuable spice produced in Sri Lanka.

At present Cinnamon is widely used as a food ingredient, in pharmaceutical preparations and in the cosmetics industry worldwide. High in antioxidants, it is considered a product which is good for overall health. Volatile oil of Cinnamon is widely used in perfumes, cosmetics and scented exotic gifts.

USA & Mexico are the main markets for Ceylon Cinnamon. Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, Spain, Bolivia and Chile are the other countries which consume a considerable amount of Ceylon Cinnamon. in Mexico Ceylon Cinnamon is widely used in the preparation of chocolates, It is also used in many dessert recipes, spicy candies, cakes and even with tea for its distinctive aroma and flavour with the growing concern on health hazards associated with synthetic flavouring agents used in the food industry.


Slim and slender in shape, ALBA is the most expensive grade of cinnamon with an exquisite taste of aroma. This is currently produced in Sri Lanka.

Max diameter: 6mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 45


This variety of cinnamon has a very high demand due to its excellent shape, color and taste.

Max diameter: 10mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 30


This type of cinnamon is slim, golden yellow color with sweet taste. This variety is much in demand.

Max diameter: 12mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 27


This variety of cinnamon is fine, yellow in color and fetches a good price in the international market

Max diameter: 16mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 22


H1 grade comprises the finest and the most expensive portions of the rough cinnamon bark.

Max diameter: 23mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 10


H2 grade consists of about 90% of golden yellow cinnamon sticks of good quality.

Max diameter: 32mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 7


4M type cinnamon comprises of selected sections of fine cinnamon.

Max diameter: 21mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 15


Rough in appearance and brown in color, 5M grade consist of thin sticks of cinnamon.

Max diameter: 18mm
Min number of whole quills per Kg: 20


Finest grade cinnamon powder used as a food ingredient and a medicine

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